Mutual funds serve a multitude of purposes and are increasingly becoming a popular mode of investment. Nowadays, people do not invest in Mutual funds solely for wealth expansion, but also invest to grow their business. Mutual funds, because of their less risky nature and higher returns, have become a valid investment option to expand business.

Here are the four effective ways of expanding business with the help of Mutual Funds.

Growing your profits with experts-

It is indeed a daunting task to manage a growing business. Many entrepreneurs and business people do have a rough idea on Mutual Funds but lack investment acumen. Hence, in order to grow their profits, they should invest their capital in Mutual funds which are managed by professional money managers. Many Mutual Fund companies provide trading services, investment advice that can help business owners make informed decisions.

Diversified portfolio mitigates risk-

Every type of investment carries certain risks. Small businesses are usually attracted towards investment avenues which have fixed returns, minimal risks and tax advantages. However to rapidly expand their business, entrepreneurs should seriously consider aggressive equity funds which provide higher returns on average, although at high risk.

Conservative businessmen who are also risk averse should invest in liquid mutual funds and debt funds that give stable returns and are moderately risky. In Mutual funds, portfolios are diversified to mitigate risks in case the markets crash and this gives business owners greater predictability and redundancy.

Study the financial markets thoroughly-

Before investing, it is crucial for businessmen to know the financial condition of the mutual fund companies. Understanding the nuances of mutual fund investing s can help entrepreneurs understand the markets better and maximize returns on investment.

Avail tax saving benefits-

Business profits are subjected to taxation according to different tax slabs. Businessmen can avail tax saving benefits as investors. Mutual funds schemes such as ELSS offer tax deduction benefits under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. According to this act, mutual fund investors can avail tax benefits up to a maximum limit of Rs 150000.

The enormous task of business expansion becomes a lot easier if one invests in Mutual funds. Mutual Funds should become the most preferred choice for budding entrepreneurs because it helps investors gain high returns with less risk. However, it is always advisable to choose funds which suit one’s business model and it is always beneficial to take proper guidance from experts.

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The information contained herein is generic in nature and is meant for educational purposes only. Nothing here is to be construed as an investment or financial or taxation advice nor to be considered as an invitation or solicitation or advertisement for any financial product. Readers are advised to exercise discretion and should seek independent professional advice prior to making any investment decision in relation to any financial product. Aditya Birla Capital Group is not liable for any decision arising out of the use of this information.

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